Administrative Director, Laboratory Services Hired for Saratoga Hospital

Richard Vandell, MS, MT(ASCP)SC, SH, has joined Saratoga Hospital as administrative director, laboratory services.

Prior to joining Saratoga Hospital, Vandell was director, medical laboratory science programs and bioscience strategic initiatives and assistant professor, Jefferson School of Health Professions, for Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Previously, he served as administrative director, pathology and laboratory services for Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, and operations manager, core laboratory for St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Vandell earned a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from the University of Vermont, and a master’s degree in organizational dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a certified medical technologist, and holds specialist certifications in chemistry and hematology, from the American Society for Clinical Pathology.